The historical reality of the Second Amendment's protection of the right to keep and bear arms is not that it protects the right to shoot deer, says Judge Napolitano. It protects the right to shoot tyrants, and it protects the right to shoot at them effectively, thus, with the same instruments they would use upon us.
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